- Will Bullard aka "Bull Bullard"
- 17.71 metre(s)
- United States (Cartersville)
The farthest back somersault basketball shot is 17.71 m (58 ft 1.25 in), and was achieved by Will Bullard aka "Bull Bullard" (USA) of the Harlem Globetrotters in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, on 21 October 2018.
This record was attempted as part of Guinness World Records Day 2018.